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Companies that adapt, thrive.

Asses your ERP and digital supply chain solutions and see how you need to adapt the challenges of our new world.​
Our team of experienced professionals can guide you through your new normal – the future is here to stay. COVID-19 has brought about an economic shift that requires companies to evolve. Processes must change, and IT systems need to support that. Previously, SAP solutions were not built to allow very much process flexibility. They were designed to support historically proven methods. Westernacher will identify quick-win solutions that can be implemented swiftly and enable rapid return on investment.
Westernacher would like to offer FREE Calibrate & Thrive assessments.

Calibrate & Thrive assessments. With Westernacher.

In either instance, we understand that your SAP solutions are designed to support pre-COVID-19 processes. Together, we can re-evaluate your ERP and digital supply chain solutions and help you build a better tomorrow, today.

Calibrate

For organizations that are struggling to meet current or increasing demand, the CALIBRATE assessment evaluates the existing ERP & digital supply chain solutions for potential adjustments to manage demand, disruptions, and product changes.

Thrive

For organizations that are pivoting due to decreased demand and supply chain disruptions, the THRIVE assessment reviews potential opportunities for adjusting your SAP solutions to enable your business to grow.

Which assessment is right for you?

Tell us where you stand – take a quick quiz to find out if you need to CALIBRATE or THRIVE.

Pivot quadrant.

How do you need to pivot? Classifying your challenges to help you arrive at solutions.
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Insights into your value chain.

Below are some insights from Westernacher’s SAP digital supply chain team into challenges that companies are facing across the globe, where they fall in the value chain and how adjusting your SAP solution can make these challenges easier to manage.
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Source

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Challenge

Industries, such as consumer goods, have seen stark changes to demand.
Breakdown in supplier networks has led to stock-outs.
Re-purposing production requires significant changes to supply chain.

Solutions

  • Lower the scope & constantly adjust forecasts
  • Develop & define fact-driven models to drive response to further disruptions caused by COVID-19
  • Redirect supply chain to new suppliers or manufacture components in-house
  • Adjust ERP solutions to handle new sourcing of product and additional production lines
  • Adjustments to manufacturing planning and execution to facilitate more flexible production lines
  • Adjust ERP and digital supply chain solutions to support new or changed product manufacturing
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Sell

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Challenge

Retailers have had stores shut down due to need for social distancing.
Suppliers who sold through distributors (B2B) pre-COVID-19, need to supply directly to customers (B2C).
Customer returns require additional handling with fears of spreading disease.

Solutions

  • Digitalize store fronts, using ecommerce platforms to engage customers
  • Integrate logistics systems with ecommerce to facilitate seamless warehouse processing
  • Re-evaluate picking, packing, and shipping operations to identify pain points
  • Configure new processes to tackle inefficiencies and improve operations
  • Define and scale transportation networks
  • Optimize route planning to reduce costs
  • New quality processes need to be developed for handling returned products (i.e. unopened vs opened)
  • Supply chain processes need to be developed or adjusted

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Schedule a CALIBRATE or THRIVE assessment to kickstart the holistic change your organization requires.

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